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The October 1994 revision of the KSC Toxic Substances Registry System (TSRS) Material Safety Data Sheets (MSD's) is presented. The listed MSD's which were submitted to the TSRS are maintained by the Base Operations Contractors of the Biomedical Operations and Research Office of KSC. The purpose of the index is to provide a means of accessing information on the hazards associated with the toxic and otherwise hazardous chemicals stored and used at KSC. Indices are provided for manufacturers,...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), CAPE KENNEDY LAUNCH COMPLEX, DATA BASES, INDEXES...
For abstract, see N78-25123.
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Apollo 11 postflight analysis and mission report
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This book manuscript studies in depth the development and maturation of the NASA mission from the inception of the organization until the present. This study is involved in a wide divergence of questions over roles and missions: the agency's R&D/operational activities, the decentralized/centralized approaches to management, the debate over methods of conducting business. A fundamental part of this work involves the analysis of not only how NASA has defined its role but how senior government...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), MANAGEMENT METHODS, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, NASA...
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A table of correspondence SAO-HD-DM-GC was prepared by Morin (1973). The machine-readable version of this cross identification was obtained from the Centre de Donnees Stellaires (Strasbourg, France). The table was sorted at the Goddard Space Flight Center by HD number and all blank HD number records were removed to produce the HD-SAO-DM table presented. There were 258997 entries in the original table; there are 180411 entries after removing the blank HD records. The Boss General Catalogue (GC)...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), ASTRONOMICAL CATALOGS, CELESTIAL REFERENCE SYSTEMS, STARS,...
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Space objects in orbit are listed as well as those which decayed during the reporting period. Data provided include international designation and catalog number, nation of source, launch date, and inclination, apogee and perigee. Transmitting frequencies for satellites being monitored by NASA space flight tracking and data network are given.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES, ORBITAL POSITION ESTIMATION,...
A handbook is presented of the thermodynamic functions, transport properties, and physical properties of both liquid and gaseous oxygen. A bibliography of references is included.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), LIQUID OXYGEN, THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES, FUNCTIONS...
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The rewinsonde sounding program for the AVE-SESAME 5 experiment is described and tubulated data at 25 mb intervals are presented for the 23 National Weather Service stations and 20 special stations participating in the experiment. Soundings were taken at 3-hr intervals beginning at 1200 GMT on May 20, 1979, and ending at 1200 GMT on may 21, 1979 (nine sounding times). A tenth sounding was teken at many special stations between 2100 and 0000 GMT on May 20. The method of processing is discussed,...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING, METEOROLOGICAL PARAMETERS, RAWINSONDES,...
Aerodynamic characteristics obtained in a helical flow environment utilizing a rotary balance located in the Langley spin tunnel are presented in plotted form for a 1/6 scale, single engine, low wing, general aviation model (model C). The configurations tested included the basic airplane and control deflections, wing leading edge and fuselage modification devices, tail designs and airplane components. Data are presented without analysis for an angle of attack range of 8 deg to 90 deg and...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), AERODYNAMIC BALANCE, AIRCRAFT SPIN, ANGLE OF ATTACK, GENERAL...
All subprograms or routines associated with the solid rocket booster performance evaluation model are indexed in this computer listing. An alphanumeric list of each routine in the index is provided in a table of contents.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), COMPUTER PROGRAMS, INDEXES (DOCUMENTATION), PERFORMANCE...
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Lunar nomenclature is cataloged. It includes letter designations for subsidiary craters, and uses a more familiar spelling from eight names. The listed features are divided into three main groups for cataloging purposes, namely: (1) craters, (2) noncrater features; and (3) minor and miscellaneous features.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), LUNAR CRATERS, LUNAR SURFACE, NOMENCLATURES, CATALOGS...
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This tenth compilation of outgassing data of materials intended for spacecraft use supersedes Reference Publication 1124, Revision 2, November 1990. The data were obtained at the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), utilizing equipment developed at Stanford Research Institute (SRI) under contract to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). SRI personnel developed an apparatus for determining the mass loss in vacuum and for collecting the outgassed products. The outgassing data have been presented in...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), CONDENSING, LOSSES, OUTGASSING, SPACECRAFT CONSTRUCTION...
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A glossary of acronyms, abbreviations, initials, code words, and phrases used at the John F. Kennedy Space Center is presented. The revision contains more than 12,100 entries.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), CAPE KENNEDY LAUNCH COMPLEX, DICTIONARIES, TERMINOLOGY,...
Annotated reference bibliography on aeronautical engineering documents
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The infrared astronomical data base and its principal data product, the catalog of Infrared Observations (CIO), comprise a machine readable library of infrared (1 microns to 1000 microns astronomical observations. To date, over 1300 journal articles and 10 major survey catalogs are included in this data base, which contains about 55,000 individual observations of about 10,000 different infrared sources. Of these, some 8,000 sources are identifiable with visible objects, and about 2,000 do not...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), ASTRONOMICAL CATALOGS, DATA BASES, INFRARED ASTRONOMY,...
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This bibliography lists 1096 reports, articles, and other documents introduced into the NASA Scientific and Technical Information System from April 1, 1979 through June 30, 1979.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), ENERGY POLICY, ENERGY TECHNOLOGY, ENERGY CONVERSION, SOLAR...
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The NASA End-to-End Data System (NEEDS) concept to achieve the required improvement in data systems capability where this activity may be subdivided into a logical set of development activities is reviewed.
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Low temperature mechanical properties of aluminum alloy sheet and plate of various thicknesses
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This manual is a combination of a user manual, theory manual, and programmer manual. The reader is assumed to have some previous exposure to the finite element method. This manual is written with the idea that the CSTEM (Coupled Structural Thermal Electromagnetic-Computer Code) user needs to have a basic understanding of what the code is actually doing in order to properly use the code. For that reason, the underlying theory and methods used in the code are described to a basic level of detail....
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), COMPUTER PROGRAMS, FINITE ELEMENT METHOD, USER MANUALS...
Bibliographies and abstracts are listed for 1219 reports, articles, and other documents introduced into the NASA scientific and technical information system between July 1, 1990 and December 31, 1990. The purpose is to provide helpful information to the researcher, manager, and designer in technology development and mission design according to system, interactive analysis and design, structural and thermal analysis and design, structural concepts and control systems, electronics, advanced...
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This report consists of data computed at the U.S. Space Command, GSFC, or provided by satellite owners. A space objects box score table is presented with data under the following headings: source/organization, objects in orbit, and decayed objects. The objects in orbit and decayed objects headings have payload, debris, and total as subheadings. The bulk of the document is objects-in-orbit tables with data under the following headings: international designation, name, catalog number, source,...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES, CATALOGS (PUBLICATIONS), EARTH ORBITS,...
The U.S. Standard Catalog lists U.S. imagery acquired by LANDSAT 1 and LANDSAT 2 which has been processed and input to the data files during the referenced month. Data, such as date acquired, cloud cover and image quality, are given for each scene. The microfilm roll and frame on which the scene may be found is also given.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), LANDSAT SATELLITES, SATELLITE ORBITS, SATELLITE-BORNE...
The information content which can be expected from the advanced very high resolution radiometer system, AVHRR, on the NOAA-6 satellite was assessed, and systematic techniques of data interpretation for use with meteorological satellite data were defined. In-house data from LANDSAT 2 and 3 were used to simulate the spatial, spectral, and sampling methods of the NOAA-6 satellite data.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), AGRISTARS PROJECT, CROP INVENTORIES, DATA SIMULATION, NOAA 6...
This serves as a source of collated information on Composite Research over the past four decades at NASA Langley Research Center, and is a key reference for readers wishing to grasp the underlying principles and challenges associated with developing and applying advanced composite materials to new aerospace vehicle concepts. Second, it identifies the major obstacles encountered in developing and applying composites on advanced flight vehicles, as well as lessons learned in overcoming these...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), AEROSPACE VEHICLES, COMPOSITE MATERIALS, AIRCRAFT...
The atmospheric variability experiment (AVE 3) is described and tabulated rawinsonde data at 25-mb intervals from the surface to 25 mb for the 41 stations is presented. The experiment was conducted between February 6 and February 7, 1975. Brief discussions are given on methods of data processing, changes in the reduction scheme since the AVE 2 pilot experiment, and data accuracy. An example of contact data is presented as well as synoptic charts prepared from the data.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), COLD WEATHER, METEOROLOGICAL PARAMETERS, SOUNDING, SYNOPTIC...
A catalog of a observations (experiments) obtained by the Ultraviolet Spectrometer and Polarimeter (UVSP) on the Solar Maximum Mission (SMM) from Nov. 1980 to Nov. 1989 is provided. The information for each entry includes the time of each observation, the observed position of the Sun, the spacecraft roll angle, the slit used, and instrument parameters such as raster size, pixel spacing, wavelength, polarimeter usage, gate time, etc. The document is split into three volumes: Volume 1 contains...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), ASTRONOMICAL CATALOGS, SOLAR MAXIMUM MISSION, POLARIMETERS,...
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The Aerospace Mechanisms Symposium (AMS) provides a unique forum for those active in the design, production, and use of aerospace mechanisms. A major focus is the reporting of problems and solutions associated with the development, and flight certification of new mechanisms.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), ACTUATORS, CONFERENCES, MULTIMISSION MODULAR SPACECRAFT,...
Critical reviews of NACA and NASA report literature on aerodynamics and aerodynamic load calculations for light aircraft design
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During the past decade, advances in processor and memory technology have given rise to increases in computational performance that far outstrip increases in the performance of secondary storage technology. Coupled with emerging small-disk technology, disk arrays provide the cost, volume, and capacity of current disk subsystems, by leveraging parallelism, many times their performance. Unfortunately, arrays of small disks may have much higher failure rates than the single large disks they...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), ARRAYS, FAILURE ANALYSIS, MAGNETIC DISKS, MEMORY (COMPUTERS),...
A method of mounting a cryogenically cooled, lightweight, double arch, class mirror for infrared, astronomical telescopes was developed. A 50 cm, fused silica mirror was modified for use in a new mount configuration. The flexures and the finite element analysis of the mirror stresses are reported.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), CRYOGENICS, FLEXING, INFRARED TELESCOPES, MIRRORS, MOUNTING,...
This bibliography lists 539 reports, articles, and other documents introduced into the NASA scientific and technical information system in December, 1988. Subject coverage includes: design, construction and testing of aircraft and aircraft engines; aircraft components, equipment and systems; ground support systems; and theoretical and applied aspects of aerodynamics and general fluid dynamics.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), AERODYNAMICS, AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING, INDEXES...
This bibliography lists 572 reports, articles, and other documents introduced into the NASA scientific and technical information system in February, 1989. Subject coverage includes: design, construction and testing of aircraft and aircraft engines; aircraft components, equipment and systems; ground support systems; and theoretical and applied aspects of aerodynamics and general fluid dynamics.
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Space simulation - conference
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A method of mounting a cryogenically cooled, lightweight, double arch, glass mirror was developed for infrared, astronomical telescopes such as the Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF). A 50 cm, fused silica mirror which was previously fabricated was modified for use with a new mount configuration. This mount concept was developed. The modification of the mirror, the fabrication of the mirror mount, and the room temperature testing of the mounted mirror are reported. A design for a SIRTF...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), CRYOGENICS, FLEXING, INFRARED TELESCOPES, MIRRORS, MOUNTING,...
This publication is a cumulative index to the abstracts contained in NASA SP-7037 (80) through NASA SP-7037 (91) of Aeronautical Engineering: A Special Bibliography. NASA SP-7037 and its supplements have been compiled through the cooperative efforts of the American Institute of Aeronautics (AIAA) and Space Administration (NASA). This cumulative index includes subject, personal author, corporate source, contract, and report number indexes.
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Space objects are listed as well as those which decayed during this reporting period. Data provided include international designation and catalog number, nation of source, launch date, inclination, apogee, and perigee. Transmitting frequencies for satellites being monitored by NASA's space flight tracking and data network are given.
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The various types of materials related data that exist at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and compiled into databases which could be accessed by all the NASA centers and by other contractors, are presented.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), DATA BASES, COMPOSITE MATERIALS, FERROUS METALS, NONFERROUS...
There are no author-identified significant results in this report.
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Bibliographies and abstracts are listed for 1363 reports, articles, and other documents introduced into the NASA scientific and technical information system between January 1, 1991 and July 31, 1992. Topics covered include technology development and mission design according to system, interactive analysis and design, structural and thermal analysis and design, structural concepts and control systems, electronics, advanced materials, assembly concepts, propulsion and solar power satellite...
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Goddard Space Flight Center's Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) is the sole scientific instrument on the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) that was launched on January 12, 2003 from Vandenberg AFB. A thermal control architecture based on propylene Loop Heat Pipe technology was developed to provide selectable/stable temperature control for the lasers and other electronics over the widely varying mission environment. Following a nominal LHP and instrument start-up, the...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), GEOPHYSICS, HEAT PIPES, ICE, CLOUD AND LAND ELEVATION...
This bibliography lists 1077 reports, articles, and other documents introduced into the NASA Scientific and Technical Information System between July 1, 1989 and December 31, 1989. Its purpose is to provide helpful information to the researcher or manager engaged in the development of technologies related to large space systems. Subject areas include mission and program definition, design techniques, structural and thermal analysis, structural dynamics and control systems, electronics, advanced...
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The rawinsonde sounding program is described and tabulated data at 25 mb intervals for the 24 and 14 special stations participation in the experiment are presented. Soundings were taken at 3 hr intervals. The method of processing soundings is discussed briefly, estimates of the RMS errors in the data are presented, and an example of contact data is given. Termination pressures of soundings taken in the meso beta scale network are tabulated, as are observations of ground temperature at a depth...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING, MESOSCALE PHENOMENA, METEOROLOGY, DATA...
Computer programs are presented which are capable of calculating detailed aerodynamic loadings and pressure distributions acting on pitched and rolled supersonic missile configurations which utilize bodies of circular or elliptical cross sections. The applicable range of angle of attack is up to 20 deg, and the Mach number range is 1.3 to about 2.5. Effects of body and fin vortices are included in the methods, as well as arbitrary deflections of canard or fin panels.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), BODY-WING AND TAIL CONFIGURATIONS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, MISSILE...
Spacecraft velocity data and crew reports indicated that RCS engine performance was nominal. It is estimated that the RCS engines accumulated a total of 1060 seconds on-time and 12,000 firings during the mission. The quad temperatures ranged from 132 to 232 F during the period when the heaters were active, within predicated ranges. The total propellant consumption from the RCS tanks was about 319 pounds, compared to a predicted value of 253 pounds. An additional 69 pounds of propellant were...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), LUNAR LANDING, LUNAR MODULE 5, PROPULSION SYSTEM PERFORMANCE,...
This bibliography lists 745 reports, articles, and other documents introduced into the NASA scientific and technical information system between January 1, 1989 and June 30, 1989. Its purpose is to provide helpful information to the researcher, manager, and designer in technology development and mission design according to system, interactive analysis and design, structural and thermal analysis and design, structural concepts and control systems, electronics, advanced materials, assembly...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), AEROSPACE ENGINEERING, ANTENNA DESIGN, LARGE SPACE...
Since the mid 1970's, NASA, industry, and universities have worked together to conduct important research focused at developing laminar flow technology that could reduce fuel consumption for general aviation, commuter, and transport aircraft by as much as 40 to 50 percent. The symposium was planned in view of the recent accomplishments within the areas of laminar flow control and natural laminar flow, and the potential benefits of laminar flow technology to the civil and military aircraft...
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The conceptual design of a Mechanically Scanned Deployable Antenna which is launched by the STS (Space Shuttle) to provide radiometric brightness temperature maps of the Earth and oceans at selected frequency bands in the frequency range of 1.4 GHz to 11 GHz is presented. Unlike previous scanning radiometric systems, multiple radiometers for each frequency are required in order to fill in the resolution cells across the swath created by the 15 meter diameter spin stabilized system. This...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), MULTIPLE BEAM INTERVAL SCANNERS, SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOADS,...
Development of the Space Shuttle necessitated an extensive wind tunnel test program, with the cooperation of all the major wind tunnels in the United States. The result was approximately 100,000 hours of Space Shuttle wind tunnel testing conducted for aerodynamics, heat transfer, and structural dynamics. The test results were converted into Chrysler DATAMAN computer program format to facilitate use by analysts, a very cost effective method of collecting the wind tunnel test results from many...
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Wind tunnel tests were conducted to determine the aerodynamic heating created by gaps in the reusable surface insulation (RSI) thermal protection system (TPS) for the space shuttle. The effects of various parameters of the RSI on convective heating characteristics are described. The wind tunnel tests provided a data base for accurate assessment of gap heating. Analysis and correlation of the data provide methods for predicting heating in the RSI gaps on the space shuttle.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), SPACE SHUTTLES, THERMAL CONTROL COATINGS, THERMAL INSULATION,...
This bibliography lists 690 reports, articles, and other documents introduced into the NASA scientific and technical information system in November, 1989. Subject coverage includes: design, construction and testing of aircraft and aircraft engines; aircraft components, equipment and systems; ground support systems; and theoretical and applied aspects of aerodynamics and general fluid dynamics.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), AERODYNAMICS, AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING, INDEXES...
This bibliography lists 1609 reports, articles, and other documents introduced into the NASA scientific and technical information system from October 1, 1979 through December 31, 1979.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), ENERGY POLICY, ENERGY TECHNOLOGY, ENERGY CONSERVATION, ENERGY...
Hexadecimal to decimal system conversion tables for advanced orbital programming systems
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Cumulative listings of the R and D file data are presented. All Earth Resources Program information available at the Manned Spacecraft Center is in Vol. 1. Sensor data collected during flights over NASA test sites and from missions flown by subcontractors supporting the Earth Resources Survey Program are included in Vol. 2.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), EARTH RESOURCES PROGRAM, EARTH RESOURCES, LIBRARIES,...
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Space objects in orbit as well as those which decayed during the reporting period are listed. Data provided include international designation and catalog number, nation of source, launch date, and inclination, apogee and perigee. Transmitting frequencies for satellites being monitored by NASA space flight tracking and data network are given.
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The tables contain the neutral temperature, neutral densities for N2, O2, O, Ar, He and H, mean molecular weight, and total mass density as predicted by the Mass Spectrometer and Incoherent Scatter empirical thermosphere model for selected altitudes, latitudes, local times, days and other geophysical conditions. The model is based on a least squares fit to density data from mass spectrometers on five satellites and temperature data from four incoherent scatter stations, providing coverage for...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), CONCENTRATION (COMPOSITION), DENSITY MEASUREMENT, TABLES...
The Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV) translational maneuver Delta-V budget must support both the successful completion of a nominal lunar mission and an "anytime" emergency crew return with the potential for much more demanding orbital maneuvers. This translational Delta-V budget accounts for Earth-based LEO rendezvous with the lunar surface access module (LSAM)/Earth departure stage (EDS) stack, orbit maintenance during the lunar surface stay, an on-orbit plane change to align the CEV...
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Supporting information for the ERS loading study contains computer simulation loading output including printout description, and similar output representing data that include night station contacts.
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The extremely long mission of the two Viking Orbiter spacecraft produced a wealth of photos of surface features. Many of these photos can be used to form stereo images allowing the student of Mars to examine a subject in three dimensional. This catalog is a technical guide to the use of stereo coverage within the complex Viking imaging data set.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), IMAGERY, MARS SURFACE, STEREOPHOTOGRAPHY, CATALOGS...
This bibliography lists 808 reports, articles, and other documents introduced into the NASA scientific and technical information system in Dec. 1991. Subject coverage includes: design, construction and testing of aircraft and aircraft engines; aircraft components, equipment, and systems; ground support systems; and theoretical and applied aspects of aerodynamics and general fluid dynamics.
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Three groups of airfoils have been tested in the variable density wind tunnel. The first group contains three airfoils. The second group is a systematic series of twenty-seven airfoils. The third group consists of several frequently used wing sections.
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The software developed to simulate the ground control point navigation system is described. The Ground Control Point Simulation Program (GCPSIM) is designed as an analysis tool to predict the performance of the navigation system. The system consists of two star trackers, a global positioning system receiver, a gyro package, and a landmark tracker.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM, GROUND BASED CONTROL, IMAGE...
Wind tunnel tests were conducted on scale models of the space shuttle orbiter and external tank. The tests were designed to determine the basic heating rate and interference effects on the orbiter-tank configuration and to analyze the effectiveness of the thermal protective system on the reentry vehicle. The phase change paint techniques were used to determine areodynamic heating rates. Oil flow and schlieren photographs were used for flow visualization.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), AEROTHERMODYNAMICS, EXTERNAL TANKS, SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITERS,...
This bibliography lists 637 reports, articles, and other documents introduced into the NASA scientific and technical information system in November, 1988. Subject coverage includes: design, construction and testing of aircraft and aircraft engines; aircraft components, equipment and systems; ground support systems; and theoretical and applied aspects of aerodynamics and general fluid dynamics.
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The rawinsonde sounding program is described and tabulated data at 25 mb intervals for the 24 stations and 14 special stations participating in the experiment is presented. Sounding were taken at 3 hr intervals. An additional sounding was taken at the normal synoptic observation time. Some soundings were computed from raw ordinate data, while others were interpolated from significant level data.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING, MESOSCALE PHENOMENA, METEOROLOGY, DATA...
Subject, personal author, corporate author, contract, and report number cumulative indexes are provided for documents cited in Aeronautical Engineering: A Continuing Bibliography from February 1979 through January 1980. (NASA SP 7037 supplements 106 through 117).
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The rawinsonde sounding program for the AVE-SESAME II experiment is described. Data at 25 mb intervals from the surface to 25 mb for the 23 National Weather Service and 19 special stations participating in the experiment are presented. Soundings were taken at 3 hr intervals beginning at 1200 GMT on April 19, 1979, and ending at 1200 GMT on April 20, 1979 (nine sounding times). The method of processing is discussed briefly, estimates of the rms errors in the data presented, an example of contact...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), METEOROLOGICAL PARAMETERS, RAWINSONDES, SOUNDING, STORMS...
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The theory, structure and working of a vector slide rule is presented in this report. This instrument is used for determining a vector in magnitude and position when given its components and its moment about a point in their plane.
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A Government and Industry workshop on wake vortex dynamic spacing systems was conducted on May 13-15, 1997, at the NASA Langley Research Center. The purpose of the workshop was to disclose the status of ongoing NASA wake vortex R&D to the international community and to seek feedback on the direction of future work to assure an optimized research approach. Workshop sessions examined wake vortex characterization and physics, wake sensor technologies, aircraft/wake encounters, terminal area...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), CONFERENCES, AIRCRAFT WAKES, VORTICES, VORTEX ADVISORY...
Experimental aerodynamic investigations were conducted on a .0405 scale representation of the space shuttle orbiter in a 7.75 x 11 foot low speed wind tunnel during the time period March 21, to April 17, 1973. The primary test objectives were to investigate both the aerodynamic and propulsion effects of various air breathing engine systems in free air and in the presence of the ground. The free air portion of this test investigated the aerodynamic effects of engine nacelle number, nacelle...
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There are no author-identified significant results in this report.
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The rawinsonde sounding program for the AVE/VAS II experiment is described and tabulated data at 25 mb intervals are presented. Soundings were taken at 3 hr intervals, was an 18 hour period. An additional sounding was taken at the normal synoptic observation time. The processing soundings method is discussed, estimates of the RMS errors in the data are presented, and an example of contact data is given. Termination pressures of soundings taken in the meso-beta-scale network are tabulated, as...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING, ATMOSPHERIC TURBULENCE, MESOSCALE...
This bibliography lists 845 reports, articles, and other documents introduced into the NASA scientific and technical information system in Dec. 1992. Subject coverage includes: design, construction and testing of aircraft and aircraft engines; aircraft components, equipment, and systems; ground support systems; and theoretical and applied aspects of aerodynamics and general fluid dynamics.
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), AERODYNAMICS, AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING, INDEXES...
Chronological study of design and development of Gemini project
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If the discrete vortex lattice is considered as an approximation to the surface-distributed vorticity, then the concept of the generalized principal part of an integral yields a residual term to the vorticity-induced velocity field. The proper incorporation of this term to the velocity field generated by the discrete vortex lines renders the present vortex lattice method valid for supersonic flow. Special techniques for simulating nonzero thickness lifting surfaces and fusiform bodies with...
Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), COMPUTER PROGRAMS, SUBSONIC FLOW, SUPERSONIC FLOW, VECTORS...